The NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP) recognizes and distinguishes programs with approved and standardized strength and conditioning or personal training curricula. Recognized programs are designed to prepare students for the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®) or NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certifications.

Currently more than 450 prestigious universities across 15 countries are recognized under Education Recognition program (ERP) of NSCA

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The ERP is the first step in laying the foundation to ensure classroom excellence. With a purposefully designed education, students can look forward to long-term professional success after graduation. The ERP seeks to support this journey through the proper certifications, professional development, and industry connections that can only be found through the NSCA.

First ERP Program in India

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Sports and Exercise Science program of “Somaiya Vidyavihar University” is the First program and university from India to be recognized by NSCA under its Education Recognition Program (ERP). This provides opportunity to graduate students to get global exposure and discount on various NSCA certifications and events. CLICK HERE

If you are academic institution and interested in getting your graduate/post-graduate programs recognized under this program, reach out to us on so that we can help you in complying with program requirements and formalities.